About 30,000 children age out of foster care each year and 70% of those children wind up homeless. The majority of the homeless population under the age of 18 are LGBTQ+ youth, often who can’t find an inclusive home and enter group homes where more prevalent mental, sexual, and psychological abuse turns them to the streets.
In 1978, amid the second wave of feminism in the aftermath of Roe v. Wade, Roadwork – a multiracial coalition – put women’s art, particularly that of women of color, on the road. Building the roads where they didn’t already exist, Roadwork created an intersection of opportunity and social change, wherein artists from diverse backgrounds […]
The Kennedy Center is hosting “Sisterfire Lovesongs” on March 4 for the annual “Sisterfire” showcase. This year’s theme of love songs invites three queer, Black DMV-based artists to share their interpretations of love.